Jim Letizia

Reporter, News Anchor

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.

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5:41 am
Thu December 6, 2012

SEC Investigating Big Lots

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating a stock sale by Columbus-based Big Lots. 

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12:26 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Late Civil Rights Activist Honored By Freedom Center

The late civil rights leader Fred Shuttlesworth and journalist Nicholas Kristof are the eighth and ninth people to be honored by The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati for promoting freedom and human rights.

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12:25 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Virus Blamed For Cat Euthanization

An airborne virus is being blamed for the deaths of two dozen cats at the Knox County Humane Society shelter.

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12:24 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Judge Allows Humane Society To Join Exotic Animals Suit

A Federal judge has ruled in favor of allowing the Humane Society of the United States to join the state in defending Ohio's new law regulating exotic animals.

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12:21 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Man Sentenced For Possessing Kiddie Porn

A Madison County man was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison for collecting more than 177-thousand images of child pornography on his home computer.

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12:20 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Man Slain After Bar Fight

Columbus Police say a man was killed early this morning after a fight inside of a bar and grill on the Far East Side.

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8:48 am
Tue December 4, 2012

City Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Columbus City Council last night approved spending 150-thousand dollars to settle a 2010 sexual-harassment lawsuit involving Franklin County Municipal Court Judge Harland Hale.

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7:56 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Fewer Deer Killed This Year

State wildlife officials say hunters killed nearly 87-thousand deer during Ohio's week-long gun season that ended Monday.

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7:54 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Kasich Avoiding "Heartbeat" fight

Republican Ohio Senate President Tom Niehaus says the so-called "Heartbeat Bill" is dead in the lame-duck session of the legislature.

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7:47 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Judge Rules In Asian Carp Case

A federal judge is threatening to permanently dismiss a lawsuit filed by Ohio and four other Great Lakes states over threats posed by the Asian carp.

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7:46 am
Tue December 4, 2012

State Boosting OMVI-related Probes

Ohio is beefing up its investigations into the source of drugs or alcohol suspected of being the cause of serious or fatal wrecks.

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7:44 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Local School District Cuts High School Busing

Licking Heights school officials are making good on a promise to cut busing after voters rejected a levy last month.

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7:32 am
Tue December 4, 2012

OU Student Jumps From Bridge

Athens Police say a 19-year-old Ohio University student is hospitalized in Columbus with critical injuries sustained last night after jumping nearly 40 feet from a campus bridge.

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7:31 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Poindexter Village Redevelopment Possible

Plans are in the works to preserve part of the Poindexter Village housing complex.

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7:28 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Skimmers Active In Westerville

Westerville police are warning holiday shoppers who use their debit cards that four people have been arrested for using "skimming" devices.

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7:27 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Malabar Farm To Get Improvements

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will spendin 500-thousand dollars on restoration efforts over the next year at Malabar Farm State Park in Richland County.

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7:26 am
Tue December 4, 2012

County Commissioners To Vote On Labor Deal

Nearly 200 Franklin County employees will get raises under a new labor contract County Commissioners are expected to approve today.

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12:37 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

Some Veterans Want PTC Renewed

Some U.S. Military veterans are urging Congress to renew the Production Tax Credit for wind energy development.

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12:22 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

UPDATE: Deputies Seek Person Of Interest In Child's Death

Pickaway County Sheriff's deputies have now issued an arrest warrant for a man in Thursday's shaken-baby syndrome death of a ten-month-old boy.

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9:05 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Officer Injured In Early Morning Crash

Whitehall Police say a motorist was killed and an officer injured in a two vehicle crash early this morning.

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